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Home Health Nursing MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Home Health Nursing
Tree Number(s)
H02.478.676.150.500
N02.421.143.150.500
N02.421.143.524.419
N02.421.539.089.500
Unique ID
D064650
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D064650
Scope Note
A nursing specialty in which skilled nursing care is provided to patients in their homes by registered or licensed practical NURSES. Home health nursing differs from HOME NURSING in that home health nurses are licensed professionals, while home nursing involves non-professional caregivers.
Entry Term(s)
Home Health Care Nursing
NLM Classification #
WY 115
Previous Indexing
Community Health Nursing (1984-2013)
Home Care Services (1984-2013)
Public MeSH Note
2014
History Note
2014
Date Established
2014/01/01
Date of Entry
2013/07/08
Revision Date
2015/06/29
Home Health Nursing Preferred
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